Scarlet (Danielle Cormack) and David's (Matt Day) affair is front page news, and Scarlet faces the disapproval of the private school mothers. Barney (Russell Dykstra) and Nicole (Kate Box) agree to be 'just friends' but their definitions of friendship differ somewhat. Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh) and Missy (Adrienne Pickering) set out to attend his father's funeral, but end up at the service for a retired travel agent. Keith Nankervis's funeral convinces Missy that life's meaning is to be found in marriage and children. However Cleaver is seeking redemption elsewhere. He attempts to recover his father's estate from swindler Lane Hole (Phil Lloyd), using the talents of tabloid TV reporter Polly Nesbitt (Maeve Dermody) – promiscuous, unethical and a chaotic force of nature. Has Cleaver met the female version of himself? And what dark paths will he be prepared to go down to get revenge?